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Westchester County is eligible for $351,492 in federal grants from the state's new $7.4 million fund for emergency planning and operational readiness for disasters.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYdeBwixR0I&t=35s Political muscles were being flexed in Westchester Friday as Gov. Kathy Hochul, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S Rep....
The unit is expected to handle a minimum of 250 people per day, and will administer the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
With the U.S. House of Representatives targeting Feb. 26 for a vote on passage of the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 Relief Package that would then...
In addition, the Connecticut Department of Social Services will provide over $16.5 million in Emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) Benefits to nearly half of Connecticut’s SNAP participants on Sept. 17.
Connecticut and New York have been approved for grants under FEMA’s Lost Wages Assistance program, which will allow both states to provide $300 per week -- on top of their regular unemployment benefit -- to those unemployed due to Covid-19.
If approved, the funds will “help fill the hole left when the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Program expired on July 26,” the governor said, noting that "this is only a temporary backstop,”
Approval of the emergency declaration allows the state to request direct federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts.
The inquiry will help "determine whether the companies are meeting their legal obligations and whether any penalties need to be applied," Gov. Ned Lamont said. "The people of Connecticut deserve better than the service they are receiving.”
The loosening of social distancing efforts and a concurrent reopening of some businesses could begin in June, according to one of the co-chairs of the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Board.
Multibillionaire, former presidential candidate and three-term New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be organizing and partially funding an effort aimed at tracing contacts...
The commission approved the release of $136 million in grants to cities and towns.
The state’s number of COVID-19-related deaths grew by a dramatic 197 today, bringing the total to 868, though Gov. Ned Lamont said that was due mainly to a large batch of data just received by the Department of Health from the Office of the Medical Examiner.